Friday Coffee: 24 Mar 2017

Because coffee is better in a ceramic mug. My last bout of flu was concurrent with the end of my trip to Savannah, GA last month. I went a few days without coffee and while thinking that I would feel like garbage anyway, decided it would be a good time to attempt to quit. That... Continue Reading →

The First Holes

I bought a Canon 55-250 telephoto lens, with appropriate UV, and Circular Polarizing Filters. The results have been fun. One of my new favorite photos from Streamsong. I'm standing on Blue #1. Red #1 is in the center of the photo, with Black #1 in the background. The resolution on the Dragline, probably ten miles... Continue Reading →

While we played Streamsong Red on Friday, Mark McKeever mentioned he liked this group of bunkers on #12; the likes of which I am also fond. This pleased me because they are not terribly visible from anywhere but the extreme right side of the corridor and most play is well to the left of these... Continue Reading →

One of my favorite settings at Streamsong, and also the largest in-play putting surface. Setup versatility allows for a distance covering any iron club in the bag, and perhaps a few wood/metals in the correct wind. The pond banks here are a maintenance challenge, and I captured this photo after one of our most thorough... Continue Reading →

Had my camera along for my new cart's maiden voyage this morning. The sun peaked through the clouds around 7:45, striking Blue #5 particularly effectively.

Standing out (and alone) amidst the hoopla leading up to Streamsong's opening; the numerous writers, photographers, and pundits all clamoring for a first-take prior to our opening, is Stephen Szurlej. Like every first time visitor, Stephen could not find the golf maintenance building on the back roads of all-the-way-hell-and-gone Polk County and my first impression... Continue Reading →

Golf Course Image Crops

The horizontal crop emphasized the uphill nature of the tough approach into the eighteenth green. I've always liked the view of the flag-stick peeking over the bunkers in the hillside. The green extends further right of the flag-stick than the bunkering suggests, so much so that this seemingly middle hole location is actually closer to the left edge.

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